Describe different kinds of jobs that people do and the tools or equipment used.


Examples are community helpers, firefighter and fire truck).
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: K
Strand: Economics
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5021020: Social Studies Grade K (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
7721011: Access Social Studies - Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.K.E.1.In.0: Identify school and community workers, such as teachers, police, and firefighters.
SS.K.E.1.Su.0: Recognize a community worker, such as a police officer or firefighter.
SS.K.E.1.Pa.0: Recognize a school worker, such as a teacher or bus driver.

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Lesson Plan

Taking Care of Business:

"Taking Care of Business" is a Kindergarten level lesson plan that allows students to investigate the world of jobs. In this lesson, the students will read Everybody Works by Shelley Rotner and Ken Kreisler. Then, the students will work together in small groups to show what they have learned. Your superstar students will understand more about jobs, job duties, and job settings by the end of this lesson.

Type: Lesson Plan

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